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2014 National Migration Conference to Advocate for Vulnerable Populations and Immigration Reform

MEDIA ADVISORY With the theme “In Faith, In Solidarity, In Service,” the conference will focus on the Catholic Church’s response to the challenges and hardships refugees, immigrants, migrants, trafficking victims, and other persons on the move face in the United States and throughout the world.

CLINIC Urges Protection for Unaccompanied Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maura Moser, Director of Communications (301) 565-4830 or Email: mmoser@cliniclegal.org   WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 2014 – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is deeply concerned about reports that the Obama Administration plans to reduce due process protections for the children who present themselves at our border.

Pro Bono Project A Success

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maura Moser, Director of Communications (301) 565-4830 or Email: mmoser@cliniclegal.org  

Bishop Vann Named Chair, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) Board, Succeeds Bishop Garcia

November 19, 2013 WASHINGTON—Bishop Kevin Vann of Orange, California, has been appointed chairman of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) Board of Directors by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Archbishop Kurtz made the announcement November 18.

First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN) Announcement

 The Lawyers' Committee, the National Immigration Law Center and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Announce First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN) Partnership
 

CLINIC Welcomes Immigration Action

Washington, D.C. (April 17, 2013) - [En Español] - The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is encouraged by the U.S. Senate’s consideration of a bill that will reform the broken immigration system. CLINIC announces that its network of more than 215 charitable legal service providers stands ready to serve low income and vulnerable immigrants when a bill is finally signed into law.

Bishops’ Migration Chair Welcomes Introduction Of Immigration Proposal; Pledges To Work So Final Bill Upholds Basic Rights, Dignity

April 17, 2013 - WASHINGTON—The introduction of U.S. Senate bipartisan legislation to reform the U.S. immigration system was welcomed by Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, April 17. Archbishop Gomez also pledged that the U.S. bishops would carefully examine the legislation and work with Congress to ensure that any final measure respects the basic human rights and dignity of migrants.

USCCB Subcommittee Chairman Announces Nearly $1 Million in Grants

WASHINGTON—The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the official domestic anti-poverty agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has approved special grants totaling $800,000 to mobilize Catholics on behalf of comprehensive immigration reform and to prepare Catholic institutions toserve communities benefiting from the reform legislation.

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